10 Ways: Big Coastal Style In Small Spaces

Coastal living room with slipcover sofa

1. Slipcover sectional sofas. Sometimes bigger in a small space works better. A white sectional sofa offers lots of seating without crowding the room.

Coastal beach living room with large mirror
2. A large mirror. A mirror creates the illusion of more space and adds light to the room by reflection.

Coastal living room with navy area rug

3. Area rug. Anchor your space and tie it together with a coastal area rug. Adding an area rug to your room will make those white slipcover sofas pop, making the space feel bigger than it is.

Coastal built in sofa

4. Built in furniture. When possible, building your furniture into the room will give you more space to work with.

Coastal living room with ocean hues

5. Ocean colors. Pull the ocean inside by accessorizing with seaside hues, it will blur the boundaries of your coastal space. 

Coastal beach cottage

6. Inside out. It goes both ways, just as easy as you can pull the outside elements in, you can extend your indoors by using coastal furniture outside your living room. This creates an extension of your space.

Coastal green and white stripe sofa

7. Big Design. Make big design impact with color & patterns. Don't be afraid of patterns and prints, they will add style and interest  in your decor. Your space will feel bigger from the importance your bold design choices create.

Coastal seating

8.Seating. Use ottomans and stools in your design, they take up less space and can tuck away when needed. This offers multiple, ample seating choices for your guests, making everyone comfortable- no one will notice the size of your place.

Coastal loggia with hanging day beds

9. Hanging day beds. Suspending your furniture off the floor creates an illusion of more space. These hanging day beds are a beautiful coastal design, making your area comfy and fun.

Coastal blue and white stripe banquet

10. Multi use furniture. This Kitchen/Dining Room banquet functions as a bench in a breakfast nook, dining seating and a sofa to lounge on. Making the most of your peices is key in small spaces.

10 ways to get big design in a small coastal living space. Coastal design tips to make your small beach house feel bigger with the right coastal furnishings.

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Coastal cottage with white slipcover sectional sofa

Large mirror in slipcovered living room

White slipcover sofa with navy blue area rug

Built in sofa in small coastal beach cottage 

White and aqua blue beach cottage living room

Small beach house open to the outdoors

Green and white stripe coastal beach living room

Coastal living room with multiple types of seating

Hanging day beds in small outdoor living room

Small nautical kitchen/dining space

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White slipcover sectional sofa

Slipcover sofa

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